Senior Accountant

 
Position: Senior Accountant

Job ID: 160484

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: FIN SVCS - GL & FIN REPORTING

Talent Area: Finance

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Accountant -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will summarize the financial position of the organization by recording and analyzing transactions affecting accounts in the general ledger and preparing relevant reports for management.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Ensures activities are recorded to assigned general ledger accounts in accordance with GAAP and Hospital policies and procedures
  • Reviews monthly closing entries prepared by accountants and assistants for accuracy by established departmental closing deadlines
  • Assists CFO and financial management in reviewing company level financials, addressing concerns and questions regarding variances and activity
  • Researches and responds to basic accounting inquiries posed by all sources
  • Reviews reconciliations of assigned general ledger accounts ensuring accuracy and integrity of monthly financial reporting
  • Reviews and prepares monthly financial statements for presentation to IDS boards and executive review
  • Works with management and executive to develop and establish clear and efficient reporting goals and to ensure appropriate presentation of financial data
  • Reviews entries and reconciliations for accuracy and communicate discrepancies


Qualifications:

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and general business required
  • 3 years related experience required
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • A master’s degree may substitute for one year of required experience
  • Lease accounting experience preferred


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